Kangaroo Family Day Care

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I highly recommend Kangaroo Family Daycare. Christina and Salo have been extremely wonderful and good hearted people with my two kids. My son has attended there since he was 2yrs old, and my daughter since she was 3months. My son is now

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I highly recommend Kangaroo Family Daycare. Christina and Salo have been extremely wonderful and good hearted people with my two kids. My son has attended there since he was 2yrs old, and my daughter since she was 3months. My son is now

Pros: hours: 7:30-5:30 clean enviroment

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I can't say enough how caring, professional and excellent Cristina, Salo and Javi are with the kids. I tried getting my daughter in here since before she was born, but there wasn't an opening. Finally, while I was happy with the place

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I can't say enough how caring, professional and excellent Cristina, Salo and Javi are with the kids. I tried getting my daughter in here since before she was born, but there wasn't an opening. Finally, while I was happy with the place

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My son has been going to Kangaroo Family Daycare for about a year now, since he was almost 1.5 years old and he LOVES it there. I went back to work when he was 3 months old and the only reason he didnt start at Kangaroo was because they

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My son has been going to Kangaroo Family Daycare for about a year now, since he was almost 1.5 years old and he LOVES it there. I went back to work when he was 3 months old and the only reason he didnt start at Kangaroo was because they

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I started using Kangaroo Family Daycare in 2008 when my son was born, based on a friends raving review. I have been so amazed with this daycare over the past 5 years, my son has graduated to school but my daughter still attends. Their love

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I started using Kangaroo Family Daycare in 2008 when my son was born, based on a friends raving review. I have been so amazed with this daycare over the past 5 years, my son has graduated to school but my daughter still attends. Their love

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My kid has been attending Kangaroo Day Care for a year now and I completely agree with what Katlarsen has to say. What Christina and Salo, bring to the table is hard to measure - their love for the kids and attention to their needs and

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My kid has been attending Kangaroo Day Care for a year now and I completely agree with what Katlarsen has to say. What Christina and Salo, bring to the table is hard to measure - their love for the kids and attention to their needs and

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Christina and Salo have been a huge part of our family for 11 years! Our children are grown and in school full time,yet Cristina and Salo remain apart of our family by attending soccer, baseball and basketball games, and graduations! Every

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Christina and Salo have been a huge part of our family for 11 years! Our children are grown and in school full time,yet Cristina and Salo remain apart of our family by attending soccer, baseball and basketball games, and graduations! Every

Pros: Bilingual setting

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Kangaroo Family Day Care is an excellent Day Care facility that is run and opperated by a loving family. Our Son comes home from Day Care with a smile on his face and lots of fun stories to tell. They were recommended to us by a very close

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Kangaroo Family Day Care is an excellent Day Care facility that is run and opperated by a loving family. Our Son comes home from Day Care with a smile on his face and lots of fun stories to tell. They were recommended to us by a very close

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We have been so fortunate!! The first time my wife and I stepped into Cristina and Salo's home in 2008 we knew that we had found a special loving family that would take great care of our 1 year old daughter. We were terribly sad the day

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We have been so fortunate!! The first time my wife and I stepped into Cristina and Salo's home in 2008 we knew that we had found a special loving family that would take great care of our 1 year old daughter. We were terribly sad the day

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This is in response to the 1 star - (Love to be a dad) comment. I have used this daycare for 6+ years and know Kangaroo is not the cheapest nor the most expensive; but they provide the highest quality care in the area. They have every

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This is in response to the 1 star - (Love to be a dad) comment. I have used this daycare for 6+ years and know Kangaroo is not the cheapest nor the most expensive; but they provide the highest quality care in the area. They have every

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To hold a projected opening in Kangaroo Family Day Care,
the first two week's tuition shall be paid.
This will be applied to the first two week's tuition and IS NON REFUNDABLE.

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★★★★★

To hold a projected opening in Kangaroo Family Day Care,
the first two week's tuition shall be paid.
This will be applied to the first two week's tuition and IS NON REFUNDABLE.

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We found this daycare online and attempted to make it work for our son due to the outstanding reviews and proximity to where we live.

The issue that we have is that we feel they are unfair and basically confiscated money from us. My wife left a check for $240 - one weeks worth of daycare- in the hopes our son would start two weeks later. (NOTE: They were asking for DOUBLE- or two weeks - as a down payment!) Christina said that it was a non-refundable deposit, yet also understood there were issues to be worked out.

So for those of you who say we should have known, please read on. My wife was there for less than one hour and told them of the issues left to be resolved prior to an "ok". I subsequently called to say I needed to approve this before our son could start. They said, "No problem!". They agreed to arrange something the following week. My wife then called to ensure they would hold the check until it was approved by me, Christina again emphatically said "Don't worry!, it will all be ok!!" She then went on to say that they charge the deposit only to hold the spot in the event they get another call for care. My wife said, "So then, please, if anyone calls, give them the spot if my husband hasn't had a chance to come by." Christina just kept saying, "Don't worry! It will all work out and be ok".

My job deals with the military. Things change. I was delayed in Mississippi four more days. I called Christina to hold everything as it would be longer than anticipated. I told her we'd be willing to pay for her time (less than 1 hour). She indicated she'd speak to her husband and call me back with what we could work out. SHE NEVER CALLED ME BACK AND SIMPLY CASHED THE CHECK!

Upon receipt of the cleared check, I called her. She indicated she "LOST my phone number" and was only following her CPA's advice on what she could do. It was, after all, non-refundable. She said her "CPA" offered us one week of care for the cashed check in lieu.

As if I would ever leave my child with folks that did not stand by their word, did not follow-through, and played innocent through smiles. Perhaps if your child goes there, it's alright. However, if you have ANY indecision at all, DO NOT GIVE THESE FOLKS A CHECK!

Remember - they were asking for TWO weeks, or almost $500! Times are tough, but this is incredible and beyond what we could believe. $50-$75 to hold a spot for a few days, all while indicating to give the spot away should someone call, OK. However, TWO WEEKS worth is highway robbery in my opinion!

Clearly, it appears even if you choose to leave your child with them, money is some sort of an issue. Beware!

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We found this daycare online and attempted to make it work for our son due to the outstanding reviews and proximity to where we live.

The issue that we have is that we feel they are unfair and basically confiscated money from us. My wife left a check for $240 - one weeks worth of daycare- in the hopes our son would start two weeks later. (NOTE: They were asking for DOUBLE- or two weeks - as a down payment!) Christina said that it was a non-refundable deposit, yet also understood there were issues to be worked out.

So for those of you who say we should have known, please read on. My wife was there for less than one hour and told them of the issues left to be resolved prior to an "ok". I subsequently called to say I needed to approve this before our son could start. They said, "No problem!". They agreed to arrange something the following week. My wife then called to ensure they would hold the check until it was approved by me, Christina again emphatically said "Don't worry!, it will all be ok!!" She then went on to say that they charge the deposit only to hold the spot in the event they get another call for care. My wife said, "So then, please, if anyone calls, give them the spot if my husband hasn't had a chance to come by." Christina just kept saying, "Don't worry! It will all work out and be ok".

My job deals with the military. Things change. I was delayed in Mississippi four more days. I called Christina to hold everything as it would be longer than anticipated. I told her we'd be willing to pay for her time (less than 1 hour). She indicated she'd speak to her husband and call me back with what we could work out. SHE NEVER CALLED ME BACK AND SIMPLY CASHED THE CHECK!

Upon receipt of the cleared check, I called her. She indicated she "LOST my phone number" and was only following her CPA's advice on what she could do. It was, after all, non-refundable. She said her "CPA" offered us one week of care for the cashed check in lieu.

As if I would ever leave my child with folks that did not stand by their word, did not follow-through, and played innocent through smiles. Perhaps if your child goes there, it's alright. However, if you have ANY indecision at all, DO NOT GIVE THESE FOLKS A CHECK!

Remember - they were asking for TWO weeks, or almost $500! Times are tough, but this is incredible and beyond what we could believe. $50-$75 to hold a spot for a few days, all while indicating to give the spot away should someone call, OK. However, TWO WEEKS worth is highway robbery in my opinion!

Clearly, it appears even if you choose to leave your child with them, money is some sort of an issue. Beware!

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We found this daycare online and attempted to make it work for our son due to the outstanding reviews and proximity to where we live. These folks appeared to be very nice and caring.

The issue that we have is that we feel they are very

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We found this daycare online and attempted to make it work for our son due to the outstanding reviews and proximity to where we live. These folks appeared to be very nice and caring.

The issue that we have is that we feel they are very

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My daughter has been coming to Kangaroo Daycare since she was 3 months old. I was very reluctant to leave her at such a young age and go back to work, thanks to Christina she made the transition much easier for me. She has been so loving

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My daughter has been coming to Kangaroo Daycare since she was 3 months old. I was very reluctant to leave her at such a young age and go back to work, thanks to Christina she made the transition much easier for me. She has been so loving

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My son has been attending Kangaroo Family Day Care since he was 12 wks old. As a working mother I am so grateful I found Kangaroo Family Day Care. I interviewed several other daycare providers and Christina was the only person I felt

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My son has been attending Kangaroo Family Day Care since he was 12 wks old. As a working mother I am so grateful I found Kangaroo Family Day Care. I interviewed several other daycare providers and Christina was the only person I felt

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My 3 year old Son loves Christina, Salo and Rosa! This place is home away from home for him . He is so happy everytime I drop him off .They really know how to care and love .

I love the social environment there and also the class of

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My 3 year old Son loves Christina, Salo and Rosa! This place is home away from home for him . He is so happy everytime I drop him off .They really know how to care and love .

I love the social environment there and also the class of

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If you're looking for a fun, safe and nurturing home based daycare in Aliso, look no further! After months of research and site visits, we were delighted to discover Kangaroo Daycare just a few blocks from our house for our 18 month old.

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If you're looking for a fun, safe and nurturing home based daycare in Aliso, look no further! After months of research and site visits, we were delighted to discover Kangaroo Daycare just a few blocks from our house for our 18 month old.

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Everytime I leave my daughter in their hands, I have comfort that she is well provided for.... good food, loves, caring, nurturing, understanding, communicating, music & more. When I come to pick her up I always know my little girl will be smiling and have had a good day, Cristina rarely has anything (negative) to report, I hear a lot of GOOD DAY's and that makes me smile. I know they love my child. When I get greeted at the front door on my return arrival, my daughter will not only have that great big smile that warms my heart, she will usually have some type of craft that she made that day. I know she has fun there, and that truly is what matters!

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Everytime I leave my daughter in their hands, I have comfort that she is well provided for.... good food, loves, caring, nurturing, understanding, communicating, music & more. When I come to pick her up I always know my little girl will be smiling and have had a good day, Cristina rarely has anything (negative) to report, I hear a lot of GOOD DAY's and that makes me smile. I know they love my child. When I get greeted at the front door on my return arrival, my daughter will not only have that great big smile that warms my heart, she will usually have some type of craft that she made that day. I know she has fun there, and that truly is what matters!

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My 14 month daughter is in love with Christina, Salo and Rosa! She is so happy everytime I drop her off. They really know how to make a child feel loved and that's the most important thing I could ever ask for. Christina repects me as the parent and always welcomes any suggestions or comments. She is a good listener and is always willing to work with me. This was very important because I breastfed my daughter for 11 months. This would not have been possible without Christina, Salo and Rosa's support. They know how to handle expressed breastmilk and know how to handle breastfed babies. Now that my daughter has weaned, they encourage sippy cups and have helped her wean from daytime bottles. They feed her well and she's so healthy and happy.

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My 14 month daughter is in love with Christina, Salo and Rosa! She is so happy everytime I drop her off. They really know how to make a child feel loved and that's the most important thing I could ever ask for. Christina repects me as the parent and always welcomes any suggestions or comments. She is a good listener and is always willing to work with me. This was very important because I breastfed my daughter for 11 months. This would not have been possible without Christina, Salo and Rosa's support. They know how to handle expressed breastmilk and know how to handle breastfed babies. Now that my daughter has weaned, they encourage sippy cups and have helped her wean from daytime bottles. They feed her well and she's so healthy and happy.

Pros: 3 experienced childcare providers

Cons: not open on weekends

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After several childcare providers we were recommended to Christina and Salo....thankfully!!! As working parents there is nothing more important than feeling good about where your children are, the care they get, the food their fed, and what they are taught. We could not be happier we found Kangaroo Family Daycare!!! Our son loves going to "school" and is always happy when we pick him up. Christina and Salo are an extension of our family and truly love the kids in their home. I will plan my future family based on their availability...can't imagine feeling better about my children under anyone else??s care.

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After several childcare providers we were recommended to Christina and Salo....thankfully!!! As working parents there is nothing more important than feeling good about where your children are, the care they get, the food their fed, and what they are taught. We could not be happier we found Kangaroo Family Daycare!!! Our son loves going to "school" and is always happy when we pick him up. Christina and Salo are an extension of our family and truly love the kids in their home. I will plan my future family based on their availability...can't imagine feeling better about my children under anyone else??s care.

Pros: loving, structered environment

Cons: none

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My husband and I are so happy that we made the decision to switch to Kangaroo Daycare from Kinder Care. The decision did not come easy to us but our son has never been happier. He used to have huge crying bouts when we dropped him off at the Kinder Care and he smiles now when we drop him off at Cristina's and Salo's. He is running to me as the happiest child in the world when I pick him up after work but doesn't really want to leave. He really enjoys it being at the daycare, and he loves Cristina and Salomon, Xavier and Rosita. They became as a family to him and the home like atmosphere of this daycare is really wonderful for the kids of all ages, from couple of months all the way to when they are ready for the kindergarten.

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My husband and I are so happy that we made the decision to switch to Kangaroo Daycare from Kinder Care. The decision did not come easy to us but our son has never been happier. He used to have huge crying bouts when we dropped him off at the Kinder Care and he smiles now when we drop him off at Cristina's and Salo's. He is running to me as the happiest child in the world when I pick him up after work but doesn't really want to leave. He really enjoys it being at the daycare, and he loves Cristina and Salomon, Xavier and Rosita. They became as a family to him and the home like atmosphere of this daycare is really wonderful for the kids of all ages, from couple of months all the way to when they are ready for the kindergarten.

Pros: family atmosphere

Cons: none

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Cristina and Salo are wonderful with the children, they don't just take care of them they actually care if the children are happy and are doing activities relevent to their age. We only withdrew our children because we moved out of the area. We can't recommend Kangaroo Family Daycare enough.

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Cristina and Salo are wonderful with the children, they don't just take care of them they actually care if the children are happy and are doing activities relevent to their age. We only withdrew our children because we moved out of the area. We can't recommend Kangaroo Family Daycare enough.

Pros: reasonably priced, know each child personally

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My daughter has been with Cristina and Salo since she was 9 months old and has only cried two times when I dropped her off :) She is happy and healthy and wants to go see "Nina and Alo" all the time. She loves the structure they provide and the constant entertainment provided by the other children. We were going to use a nanny and our plan fell apart the week before I went back to work. When we went to visit our daughter went right to Salo and played with him until we left. She would never go right to anyone. After we left we hoped this would be the best decision for her. A year later my husband and I agree that sending our daughter to Kangaroo Family Day Care was the best choice. The homemade food, provided formula, crafts, etc. makes our lives easier and we know that our daughter is eating well and is learning. I love knowing that she is safe and happy. Her social development is excellent and she is learning manners and how to clean up after herself. The family atmosphere makes her feel safe and secure.

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My daughter has been with Cristina and Salo since she was 9 months old and has only cried two times when I dropped her off :) She is happy and healthy and wants to go see "Nina and Alo" all the time. She loves the structure they provide and the constant entertainment provided by the other children. We were going to use a nanny and our plan fell apart the week before I went back to work. When we went to visit our daughter went right to Salo and played with him until we left. She would never go right to anyone. After we left we hoped this would be the best decision for her. A year later my husband and I agree that sending our daughter to Kangaroo Family Day Care was the best choice. The homemade food, provided formula, crafts, etc. makes our lives easier and we know that our daughter is eating well and is learning. I love knowing that she is safe and happy. Her social development is excellent and she is learning manners and how to clean up after herself. The family atmosphere makes her feel safe and secure.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Haven't found any yet

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My daughter (now 17 months) has been going to Kangaroo since she was 11.5 months old.
We relocated from LA just a few days before we started her at this daycare and I was worried whether she can adjust ok (new house, new schedule, new caregiver!). From Day 1 my daughter left my arms with a smile. She has not had any problems since.
They provide healthy home cooked meals everyday. I was so surprised to find out that they provide formula of our choice....at no extra charge. I used to pay more for her daycare in LA and they did not provide food nor formula. This was such a great money and time savings for us (I used to wash all 5 of her dirty bottles at night and re-mix for the next day. After a long day at work this was not fun). Not only does Kangaroo provide formula they wash the bottles too!!
All of the kids that attend Kangaroo are so sweet. They get along so well and play together very well.
My daughter also used to have awful diaper rash when attending daycare in LA. They would not take the time to dry her bottoms well. She would get blister-like rash from it. And I had to take a day off from work a few times just to make sure it healed. Well ever since attending Kangaroo she has not had any major rash! Cristina makes sure her bottoms are very clean and dry. We are all very very happy with Kangaroo.
I highly recommend this place.

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My daughter (now 17 months) has been going to Kangaroo since she was 11.5 months old.
We relocated from LA just a few days before we started her at this daycare and I was worried whether she can adjust ok (new house, new schedule, new caregiver!). From Day 1 my daughter left my arms with a smile. She has not had any problems since.
They provide healthy home cooked meals everyday. I was so surprised to find out that they provide formula of our choice....at no extra charge. I used to pay more for her daycare in LA and they did not provide food nor formula. This was such a great money and time savings for us (I used to wash all 5 of her dirty bottles at night and re-mix for the next day. After a long day at work this was not fun). Not only does Kangaroo provide formula they wash the bottles too!!
All of the kids that attend Kangaroo are so sweet. They get along so well and play together very well.
My daughter also used to have awful diaper rash when attending daycare in LA. They would not take the time to dry her bottoms well. She would get blister-like rash from it. And I had to take a day off from work a few times just to make sure it healed. Well ever since attending Kangaroo she has not had any major rash! Cristina makes sure her bottoms are very clean and dry. We are all very very happy with Kangaroo.
I highly recommend this place.

Pros: Clean & loving environment, healthy meals, personalized care, bilingual setting

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I highly recommend Kangaroo Family Daycare. Christina and Salo have been extremely wonderful and good hearted people with my two kids. My son has attended there since he was 2yrs old, and my daughter since she was 3months. My son is now 4yrs and will be attending pre-k, and my daughter is 2 1/2 yrs old and will definitely continue with their loving care. They provide healthy and delicious meals. The kids really enjoy the arts and crafts . One of the fun and exciting aspects of Kangaroo Day Care are the slide shows of birthday's and holidays that are e-mailed to you. It is a great opportunity to be introduced to a second language(spanish). I feel very fortunate we found the best and safest daycare in Aliso Viejo .

sincerely,

Nancy Corral

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I highly recommend Kangaroo Family Daycare. Christina and Salo have been extremely wonderful and good hearted people with my two kids. My son has attended there since he was 2yrs old, and my daughter since she was 3months. My son is now 4yrs and will be attending pre-k, and my daughter is 2 1/2 yrs old and will definitely continue with their loving care. They provide healthy and delicious meals. The kids really enjoy the arts and crafts . One of the fun and exciting aspects of Kangaroo Day Care are the slide shows of birthday's and holidays that are e-mailed to you. It is a great opportunity to be introduced to a second language(spanish). I feel very fortunate we found the best and safest daycare in Aliso Viejo .

sincerely,

Nancy Corral

Pros: hours: 7:30-5:30 clean enviroment

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I chose this daycare after I compared the daycare with other 16 daycares in my area. Cristina and Salo are warm heart people who take care of my child like their own. Each day when I pick up my two-year old and drive home, he says, "I miss Cristin. I miss Salo". Besides providing home cooked food everyday, this daycare also provide a loving, safe, and creative learning environment for kids to be confident individuals.

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I chose this daycare after I compared the daycare with other 16 daycares in my area. Cristina and Salo are warm heart people who take care of my child like their own. Each day when I pick up my two-year old and drive home, he says, "I miss Cristin. I miss Salo". Besides providing home cooked food everyday, this daycare also provide a loving, safe, and creative learning environment for kids to be confident individuals.

Pros: loving, safe, creative learning environment

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This is a wonderful daycare for your children. It is run by Cristina and Salo. As a first time mom, I was so hesitant and compared this daycare to those that my friends were using for their children. I found this daycare to be much more of a loving/family environment that really meets the specific needs of each individual child as if they were their own. They provide healthy and fresh meals for your child every day (no jars for babies). They also provide the formula you prefer; this was a huge time savor as my friends had to get up extra early and prepare bottles for the day every morning. The house is always immaculate and very safe for children of all ages. I especially love the schedule the kids are on; it is very easy to get my daughter down for a nap on the weekends. She's also developed wonderful eating habits. They do activities at various levels depending on the child's age and my daughter loves to show off her art work. This has definitely become a second family for my daughter.

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This is a wonderful daycare for your children. It is run by Cristina and Salo. As a first time mom, I was so hesitant and compared this daycare to those that my friends were using for their children. I found this daycare to be much more of a loving/family environment that really meets the specific needs of each individual child as if they were their own. They provide healthy and fresh meals for your child every day (no jars for babies). They also provide the formula you prefer; this was a huge time savor as my friends had to get up extra early and prepare bottles for the day every morning. The house is always immaculate and very safe for children of all ages. I especially love the schedule the kids are on; it is very easy to get my daughter down for a nap on the weekends. She's also developed wonderful eating habits. They do activities at various levels depending on the child's age and my daughter loves to show off her art work. This has definitely become a second family for my daughter.

Pros: Healthy meals for all ages and bilingual environment

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Cristina and Salo are fabulous care givers and have treated my two children as two of their own! The in house setting has been ideal for babies and toddlers while they provide activities for all stages of development. Our children have been in their care for a total of 5 1/2 years and I would highly recommend their daycare to all!! We have been extremely fortunate to have found their services and will remain with them for all of our children's needs. They represent an ideal, family loving atmosphere that we have treasured and our children have enjoyed!!

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Cristina and Salo are fabulous care givers and have treated my two children as two of their own! The in house setting has been ideal for babies and toddlers while they provide activities for all stages of development. Our children have been in their care for a total of 5 1/2 years and I would highly recommend their daycare to all!! We have been extremely fortunate to have found their services and will remain with them for all of our children's needs. They represent an ideal, family loving atmosphere that we have treasured and our children have enjoyed!!

Pros: Bilingual setting

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To hold a projected opening in Kangaroo Family Day Care, the first two week's tuition shall be paid.

This will be applied to the first two week's tuition and IS NOT-REFUNDABLE.

 

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